19 Nov 2017

CHICANA ALTERNATIVE: NINA DIAZ- GIRL IN A COMA

CHICANA ALT ROCK/ PUNK San Antonio’s Girl In A Coma have left a permanent tattoo on the hearts of music lovers with their piercing songs and nuclear performances. They’ve blazed a singular trail since Nina Diaz joined the band at age 13 and have found champions and comrades along the

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11 Nov 2017

THE EAST LOS ANGELES CHICANA PUNK SOUND

Chicana punk is a Chicana feminist punk rock subculture within a subculture and a countercultural formation. Although ‘Chicana’ identity is typically thought of as a politicized Mexican-American woman shaped by Chicana/o politics, I recognize that there are varying participants that constitute this subculture, its scenes, and/or communities. Punk is in

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11 Nov 2017

Chicana Women Claim Their Rightful Place In Punk

  The building guitar riff thunders into the listless crowd of mostly white dudes dressed in patched-up leather jackets. Urged by the onlookers’ growing anxiety to channel angst into dancing, the band picks up speed as lead singer Alice Bag enters into a high-pitch scream that hurls the anxious punks

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